He’s Behind You. December 2016.

Dear Rowley, When I heard pantomime was coming back to the London Palladium after a thirty-year hiatus, my mind wandered to the am dram Christmas shows put on by my cousin Charlotte’s dance school in Sheffield. The director would finagle … Continue reading

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Cilla. August 2015.

Dear Rowley, I was just digging out Cilla Black’s greatest hits to wish a fond farewell to the carrot-topped Liverpudlian chanteuse who’s been a star of British music and, later, television for over fifty-years. I was distracted however by a … Continue reading

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Regent’s Perk. August 2012.

Dear Rowley, Every time I put the BBC Olympic coverage on the flatscreen at Bloomsbury Towers it appears that Britain has won another gold medal. I thought we must be up to about thirty by now. Then I realised the … Continue reading

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Diamond Jubilations at the Palace. June 2012.

Dear Rowley, You know the old saying it’s much more fun in the green room than on the show? Well, a lesson learnt today. You know I’ve been doing a series of features for ITV This Morning recently called Luxury … Continue reading

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